Culture shock: Ireland meets Lehigh Valley

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Football, or by its more Americanized name of soccer, is one of the most widespread sports on the globe, connecting almost every country in ways big and small. It can even function as a familiar face for those who travel to different countries as they explore the exotic cultures around them. At least that is the case for … [Read more...]

Game round up: Sept. 19-28

By Bridget Walsh Sports Editor Tuesday, Sept. 19 In the Elizabethtown College Fall Invitational, the men’s golf team finished 10th out of 28 teams in the Hershey Country Club in their fall opener. The top finisher for the Bulldogs was senior Schuyler Hart who tied for 27th on a 7-over 78 day and had one birdie and 10 pars in the invitational. Freshman Jax Buist, … [Read more...]

Homecoming soccer games: DeSales’ double win

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief On Saturday Sept. 30, the men and women’s soccer teams both had their homecoming weekend games. It was the first, chilly day of fall, and a lot was going on. The bleachers were full of people wearing sweatshirts with a familiar bulldog on the front. Alumni and anyone over 21 tailgated in the parking lot. Food trucks were selling fried … [Read more...]

Bertola makes strides

By Bridget Walsh Sports Editor A hat trick in soccer is three goals all within one match. Imaginably difficult to achieve, one DeSales women’s soccer player managed to conquer the task. Senior Angelica Bertola netted not one, but two consecutive hat tricks in the first two games of her final season in a Bulldogs uniform. The first came in a 7-0 shutout over Lancaster … [Read more...]

Augi, augi, never quit

By Kari Condel Staff Writer As the DeSales women’s rugby team approaches their fifth season, they are more dedicated, dialed-in and driven than ever. With its commencement in 2013 and fluctuating growth pattern, the program aims to grow in strength and numbers this season. “Rugby offers an incomparable atmosphere as members are strongly bonded in a tight-nit family and … [Read more...]